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Visa Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(A B.Engg. – IT student with profile as 7.6 CGPA and having 78 % in 12th and 83 % in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • OOPS concepts and fundamentals.
  • What is inheritance?
  • Tell me about the different sorting techniques.
  • Write a program to find whether a given number is prime or not.
  • Given a number ‘N’ and an array a[ ], find the number of possibilities of a[i]-a[j]=N such that i>j. (Could be solved in O( n ) using a HashMap).
HR Interview:
  • Why did you choose this college?
  • Why do you prefer IT over other streams?
  • Tell me something about Visa Inc.
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(A B.Engg. – EEE student with profile as 6.89 CGPA and having 82 % in 12th and 93 % in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • What are the different types of transformers?
  • How ping works?
  • Convert a star connected network into a delta connected network.
  • What is the difference between 8085 microprocessor and 8086 microprocessor?
HR Interview:
  • What are your hobbies?
  • Which is the latest book that you have read? Briefly narrate its story.
  • Do you like to work in a team?
  • What will you do if you have an altercation with a superior?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(A B.Engg. – CSE student with profile as 8.56 CGPA and having 78.5 % in 12th and 85 % in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • Programs related to sorting techniques.
  • What is the difference between a loader and a compiler?
  • What is a two-pass assembler?
  • What does 'mkdir' command do in UNIX?
HR Interview:
  • Tell me something about your family.
  • Why do you want to join Visa and not some other company?
  • Do you have any plans for higher studies?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(A B.Engg. – IT student with profile as 8.4 CGPA and having 79.3 % in 12th and 89 % in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • State the difference between strings and arrays.
  • What is abstract class?
  • State the OOPs concept.
  • State two differences between C and Java.
  • What do you mean by pointer value and address?
HR Interview:
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Are you willing to relocate?
  • What is your family background?
  • State your short term and long term goals.
  • What is the one thing that you can provide the company and no one else can?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(Computer Science Engineering student with profile as 7.7 CGPA and having 84.4 % in 12th and 86.2 % in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • How will you call C functions from C ++ and vice-versa?
  • Explain paging, faulting, and deadlock?
  • Define max, min heap and search time of heap.
  • Is it possible to subtract pointers from each other? How?
HR Interview:
  • What motivates you to do your best on the job?
  • Describe your management style.
  • Why do you think you would do well at this job?
  • What would your previous supervisor say your strongest point is?
Excerpts from interview #6:
(A student with a profile of CGPA 7.8 in graduation, 69.31% in 12th and 69.63% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • What are the advantages to use stored procedures?
  • Do you think BCNF is better than 2NF & 3NF? Why?
  • Give me a SQL Query to find out the second largest company?
  • Discuss transparent DBMS?
  • What is the difference between exclusive lock and shared lock?
HR interview:
  • What interests you most about this position?
  • What is the difference between primary key, foreign key and candidate key?
  • How has your education prepared you for your career?
  • Describe your Final Year Project. What innovations did you bring into this project?
  • Who is the CEO of the company?
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